Later, Russian President Vladimir Putin called the agreement a practical transfer of power – Yanukovych accepted all the opposition`s demands. [7] 3. 1. Welcomes the responsible role played by Verkhovna Rada in the assumption of all its constitutional functions and the political and institutional vacuum created by the resignation of the government and the dismissal of the President, who was subsequently removed by Parliament; takes note of the measures taken so far by Parliament, in particular with regard to the return to the 2004 Constitution, the decision to hold presidential elections on 25 May 2014, the decision to withdraw the police and security forces and the release of Yulia Tymoshenko; stresses the importance of the Ukrainian parliament and its members continuing to respect the rule of law; – 8:35 a.m.m ET: All opposition leaders are in the presidential office and “ready to sign the agreement,” Reuters reports. Ukraine`s Verkhovna Rada will release the third legal act, which will be spread over the same offences as the law of 17 February 2014. An agreement to resolve the political crisis was signed by Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych and opposition leader Vitali Klitschko (Ukrainian Democratic Alliance for Reforms), Arseniy Yatsenyuk (Allukrainian Union “Homeland”) and Oleh Tyahnybok (Svoboda). The signing was made by the foreign ministers of Germany and Poland – Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Sikorski and Eric Fournier, head of the department of continental Europe of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the French Republic. The special representative of the President of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Lukin, who participated in the negotiations, refused to sign the agreement. [1] calls on the Council to authorise the Commission to speed up the visa dialogue with Ukraine; stresses that the rapid conclusion of the agreement on visa liberalisation – following the example of the Republic of Moldova – between the EU and Ukraine is the best way to meet the expectations of Ukrainian civil society and youth; calls, in the meantime, for the immediate introduction of very simple and inexpensive temporary visa procedures at EU and Member State level, as well as for increased cooperation in research, increased exchanges of young people and increased availability of scholarships; The agreement was then signed by Yanukovych and opposition leaders Vitali Klitschko, Arseniy Yatsenyuk and Oleh Tyahnibok at the presidential administration headquarters in Kiev.

The agreement on the settlement of the political crisis in Ukraine are documents signed on 21 February 2014 by Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych and the leaders of the parliamentary opposition, under the aegis of the European Union and the Russian Federation. The signing of the agreement was aimed at ending the mass bloodshed in Kiev and ending the serious political crisis that began in November 2013 as part of the Ukrainian authorities` decision to suspend the process of signing the association agreement with the European Union.